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UMC's May sales show signs of weakness

6/8/2011 10:02 AM EDT
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re: UMC's May sales show signs of weakness
the_floating_ gate   6/9/2011 3:50:31 AM
"Sales at foundry chip supplier United Microelectronics Corp. (Hsinchu, Taiwan) in May were lower than expected and lower than the same month a year before." What are your expectations based on? Looks like UMC is on track to meet its projections: Second Quarter of 2011 Outlook & Guidance Quarter-over-Quarter Guidance: Wafer shipments and ASP: Flat Capacity utilization: Mid 80% range Gross margin: Low to mid 20% range Segments: Consumer and computer segments will outpace the communication sector.

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